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Spartan Trifecta World Championships

The Spartan Trifecta World Championship consists of three obstacle-course races on consecutive days. Athletes from around the world compete in Sprint (7K run plus 20 obstacles), Super (12K run plus 25 obstacles), and Beast (25K run plus 30 obstacles) races. The courses take racers into the mountains and ancient ruins surrounding Sparta, Greece and challenges […]

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How To Make Those Hard Runs Easier

A recent study found that the more runners distract themselves from what their bodies are doing, the more effortless their run may feel, and the better their performance. The new study was published on October 1st of this year in the Journal of Motor Learning and Development. Researchers at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville […]

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Calculating Calories Burned Through Exercise? Turns out it’s Wildly Inaccurate!

The results of a new study that was published in August confirms what I’ve been telling people for years – exercise is a horrible way to try and lose weight!Turns out those “calories burned” calculators on fitness apps or exercise equipment at the gym are not even close to being accurate. Think you just burned […]

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What We’ve Been Told About Metabolism Is Wrong

A new study came out last week in Science magazine. These researchers have precisely measured life’s metabolic highs and lows, from birth to old age, and the findings will surprise you. The findings suggests that your metabolism (the rate at which you burn calories) actually peaks much earlier in life, and starts its inevitable decline later […]